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" ... Could the youth to whom the flavour of his first wine is delicious as the opening scenes of life, or the entering upon some newly discovered paradise, look into my desolation, and be made to understand what a dreary thing it is when a man shall feel... "
Plain Facts for Old and Young - Page 379
by John Harvey Kellogg - 1881 - 512 pages
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The London Magazine, Volume 6

John Scott, John Taylor - Literary Criticism - 1822
...what a dreary thing it is when a man shall feel himself going down a precipice with open eyes and a passive will, — to see his destruction, and have...perceive all goodness emptied out of him, and yet not to be able to forget a time when it was otherwise ; to bear about the piteous spectacle of his own...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 27

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1822
...what a dreary thing it is, when a man shall feel himself going down a precipice with open eyes and a passive will, — to see his destruction, and have...perceive all goodness emptied out of him, and yet not to be able to forget a time when it was otherwise; to bear about the piteous spectacle of his own self...
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The Quarterly Review VOL.XXVII April&July

The Quarterly Review VOL.XXVII April&July - 1822
...it is, when a man shall feel himself going down a precipice with open eyes and a passive will,—to see his destruction, and have no power to stop it,...perceive all goodness emptied out of him, and yet not to be able to forget a time when it was otherwise; to bear about the piteous spectacle of his own self...
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Elia: Essays which Have Appeared Under that Signature in the London Magazine ...

Charles Lamb - 1828 - 230 pages
...thing it is when a man shall feel himself going down a precipice with open eyes and a passive will—to see his destruction, and have no power to stop it,...perceive all goodness emptied out of him, and yet not to be able to forget a time when it was otherwise; to bear about the piteous spectacle of his own self-ruins:—could...
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Elements of mental philosophy: abridged and designed as a text book for ...

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Philosophy - 1832 - 600 pages
...himself going down a precipice with open eyes anJ a passive will,—to see his destruction, and have-no power to stop it, and yet to feel it all the way emanating...from himself; to perceive all goodness emptied out of him,and yet not be ;ible to forget a time when it was otherwise ; to bear about the piteous spectacle...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

English literature - 1835
...what a dreary thing it is when a man shall feel himself going down a precipice with open eyes and a passive will — to see his destruction, and have...perceive all goodness emptied out of him, and yet not to be able to forget a time when it was otherwise, to bear about the piteous spectacle of his own self-ruins...
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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, Volume 3

Literary Criticism - 1835
...is when a man shall feel himself going down a precipice with open eyes and a passive will — to sec his destruction, and have no power to stop it, and yet to feel it all the way emanating from hunself; to perceive all goodness emptied out of him, and yet not to be able to forget a time when...
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The Prose Works of Charles Lamb: Last essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - English literature - 1836
...what a dreary thing it is when a man shall feel himself going down a precipice with open eyes and a passive will, — to see his destruction and have...perceive all goodness emptied out of him, and yet not to be able to forget a time when it was otherwise ; to bear about the piteous spectacle of his own...
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The Prose Works of Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb - 1836 - 295 pages
...what a dreary thing it is when a man shall feel himself going down a precipice with open eyes and a passive will, — to see his destruction and have...perceive all goodness emptied out of him, and yet not to be able to forget a time when it was otherwise ; to bear about the piteous spectacle of his own...
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Elia

Charles Lamb - 1836
...what a dreary thing it is when a man shall feel himself going down a precipice with open eyes and a passive will, — to see his destruction and have...perceive all goodness emptied out of him, and yet not to be able to forget a time when it was otherwise ; to bear about the piteous spectacle of his own...
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